Mount Sacred Heart School (MSH) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Principal beginning in the 2018-2019 school year for grades Montessori - 8th. Established in 1929 by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, MSH is a private, Catholic, coeducational institution that seeks the full development of its students’ spiritual and academic potential while fostering hearts capable of leadership and service.
Primary Job Functions:
Work in collaboration with the Provincial Council of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (SSCJ) to assure that the charism of the SSCJ is imbued throughout the MSH community.
Serve as spiritual leader of the school by collaborating with the Director of Faith Formation to ensure the preservation of the school’s Catholic identity.
Participate in development and evaluation of educational programs.
Oversee the financial operations of the school.
Initiate and monitor development efforts, including determining goals and activities related to student recruitment, enrollment, alumni relations, and fundraising.
Ensure compliance with all Archdiocesan and TCCED accreditation requirements.
Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership (Required)
Texas Mid-management, Principal, Teacher or other appropriate Texas Certificate or meet TCCED criteria (Preferred)
Minimum of three years’ experience as a classroom teacher and two years minimum of administrative experience (Preferred)
Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic in communion with the Church (Required)
The candidate for this position must have a passion for Catholic education and be able to create an environment that promotes the Catholic identity, faith, and moral development of the school community.
About Mount Sacred Heart School
Mount Sacred Heart School is a private Catholic coeducational institution founded in 1929 by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. MSH serves a broad and diverse population from the greater San Antonio area for Pre-Kinder through 8th grades and a primary Montessori program for children ages 2 1/2 - 5 years. MSH is a very unique institution rich in tradition and reputation. It is known for its strong academic environment, parental involvement, nurturing ambience, and qualified dedicated staff. MSH is fully accredited by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department and is one of the few private Catholic elementary schools within the Archdiocese of San Antonio. MSH School continues to be a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Mount Sacred Heart is known for its vibrant community spirit cultivated through a mutual partnership between parents and the school for the development of the whole person through its Catholic faith formation and academic excellence. MSH strives to provide experiences that heighten an awareness of God's love and empower students to integrate the core values of community, compassion, integrity, and service.